Homewood to move from quarterly to monthly water billing

Homewood water customers will soon be paying water bills monthly as the village begins the transition in October from the current quarterly billing cycle.

Homewood sign commemorating Dixie Highway to be dedicated Saturday

The Dixie Highway marks its 100th anniversary this year, and Homewood will mark the milestone with the dedication at 10:30 a.m. Saturday of a new interpretive sign in Independence Park.

Bats will be cracking for Hart Panthers softball, baseball teams

Students at James Hart Junior High will be taking swings at the baseball as the school’s first organized baseball and softball teams start their season this month.

IPO at Ravisloe: Summer Night Music concert Aug. 12

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra's Summer Series concerts continue with a little woodwind music at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Pre-concert activities will begin at 6:15 p.m.

Nurturing helps give life to H-F High’s community garden

Is it hard to start an organic garden? Three Homewood-Flossmoor High School students will tell you the task has been an enjoyable learning experience for them, their fellow students and community members.

Construction of ramp starts as Flossmoor Road stairs come down

The Flossmoor Road stairs are no more. A longtime, quirky feature in downtown Flossmoor, the stairs have challenged generations of young bike riders. In recent years, the stairs have been badly out of compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.

Presidential election voter registration drive Saturday

Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld takes the civics test at
the League of Women Voters of Homewood-Flossmoor booth

Second hold-up leads to arrest of men for Flossmoor video store robbery

Two men were charged with aggravated robbery after allegedly holding up a Flossmoor video store on July 25, police said.

James Meyers, 22, of 12204 Artesian Ave. in Blue Island and Theotis Thomas, 22, of 11321 Church St. in Chicago were arrested following a similar attempted robbery in southwest suburban Willow Springs, said Flossmoor Deputy Police Chief Tod Kamleiter. They are being held without bond, he said.

Construction of walls for Flossmoor Meijer store begins

After months of installing underground utilities and paving, crews at Flossmoor’s Meijer site started putting up the superstore’s walls this week.

Damaged step to Metra platform repaired, but some residents still unsatisfied with condition of Homewood station tunnel

Commuters who use Homewood train station's Metra service had to make do with half the usual stairway for a few days, but a damaged step has been repaired, according to Metra officials.


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